John W. Wade Professor of Law, Pepperdine University

Richard L. Cupp is an animal welfare advocate and a scholar who writes and speaks extensively about the legal and moral status of nonhuman animals. He has advised many organizations on these subjects, including the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Science, Technology and Law, the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Neuroscience, the American Veterinary Medical Association, the National Association for Biomedical Research, the Animal Health Institute, and the American Animal Hospital Association.

Professor Cupp's media work includes publishing articles in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, USA TODAY, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The National Law Journal, The Indianapolis Star, and other media venues. He has appeared many times on television and radio news programs, and he has been quoted in numerous national, international and local newspapers and magazines, and in numerous digital media sources, addressing law-related issues.

Experience

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    John W. Wade Professor of Law, Pepperdine University